Tag: Spine

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Ankylosing Spondylitis

    The SPA includes ankylosing spondylitis or axial involvement pelvic and spinal enthesitis. It is characterized by a strong male predominance (16 to 40) and form a linkage with HLA B27 (90% of cases) Spondyloarthritis (HLA B27): – Ankylosing spondylitis -> 90% – Reactive arthritis -> 70% – Psoriatic arthritis -> 50% – Rheumatism of bowel…

  • Trauma thoracolumbar spine

    Trauma thoracolumbar spine

    1- Classification: Magerl classification: * Group A: only the vertebral body is achieved in general by a compression mechanism * Group B: lesions of the vertebral body with lesions of the posterior elements bending distraction * Group C: the same anterior and posterior lesions but rotation -> asymmetrical lesions. A- Group A: The posterior part…

  • Cervical spine trauma

    Cervical spine trauma

    1- Upper cervical spine: A- ATLAS (C1): * Fracture Jefferson divergent dislocation of the lateral masses. The fracture lines open the ring of the atlas, bilateral divergence of the lateral masses of C1 to C2 para report on the open mouth opposite cliché is pathognomonic. This is the best scanner that displays the fracture and…